Report Type: Karapatan Monitor

Quarterly report on the human rights situation in the Philippines


KARAPATAN Monitor July-September 2008

The third quarter of 2008 saw a surge in abductions and disappearances, arrests and the use of torture. Extrajudicial killings continue to be committed, with Mindanao suffering the most number of civilian casualties.

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KARAPATAN Monitor April-June 2008

The decrease in number (of extrajudicial killings) while a cause to congratulate is likewise a cause to condemn because it merely shows clearly who are behind the extrajudicial killings,” states Prof. Philip Alston, United Nations Special Rapporteur on extrajudicial, summary or arbitrary executions.

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KARAPATAN Monitor January-March 2008

KARAPATAN Monitor is a ­quarterly update of facts and figures covering human rights violations. It aims to provide the public timely national data from reports gathered by the Karapatan national network.